Education

Hindi Medium, review

Hindi Medium: Everyone has a different starting line from birth (Saket Chaudhary)

Review
Yan Shen
08/02/2021
6 minutes to read

The Indian film "Hindi Medium" is a typical realist film in which topics such as education issues, social class issues, rich and poor issues in India are discussed. If you want to get a glimpse of these, this film would be a good starting point.

Girl doing her homework on her computer

Gamification in self-improvement apps

Paper
Rebecca de Jongh
05/10/2020
11 minutes to read

Through gamification it is possible to work on a more engaging way of learning and to truly let learners use their creative potential. Nevertheless, we should keep in mind that using gamification is highly contextualized.

"We only speak Dutch at school"

Paper
Tessa Peters
01/05/2020
11 minutes to read

The use of home languages is not allowed in many schools in the Netherlands although a multilingual approach seems promising. This paper presents strategies that can be used as guidelines for dealing with multilingualism in the classroom.

Mariam Durrani | Appadurai | Kristof Verfaille | 

Diggit Profiles

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In the Diggit Profiles, we engage in a conversation with junior and senior scholars whose work reflects and speaks to the issues we like to highlight on Diggit Magazine. We interview scholars from all over the world, inquiring into the issues they address in their work, the social relevance of their work, its public character and impact. The result is a series of interviews in which interviewees get ample space and time to talk about what is fundamental for them, and for us.

Culture Wars

The return of the Culture Wars

Column
Ana Deumert
28/02/2019
7 minutes to read

In this column Ana Deumert reflects on the return of the cultures wars at universities and in popular culture. She suggests that the culture wars were not just a phenomenon of the 1980s and 1990s, but that they are continuing. 

Why do students partake in bilingual education?

Paper
Michael Vu
23/01/2019
13 minutes to read

While bilingual education in the Netherlands has been a self-declared success story, this article examines why both students and teachers want to be in it.